Senior Deputy Head

As Senior Deputy Head, Matthew’s role incorporates the detailed management of the working week alongside his involvement in wider strategic matters. He moved to Sherborne as Deputy Head (Pastoral) in 2015 after having been Assistant Head (Boarding) at Brighton College and, before that, a Boarding Housemaster at Bedford School.

Matthew read History as a sports scholar at The University of Birmingham before serving with the Scots Guards in Iraq, Bosnia and Afghanistan. His experience has made him a great believer in the need for boys to embrace challenge and learn from their inevitable mistakes. Matthew’s wife, Emma, is a Housemistress at Sherborne Girls where they live with their two children. His interests include running, cricket, music and current affairs.